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CIDER SHOULD BE DRAWN OFF OF VINEGAR ONLY IN THE
SIGN OF LEO.

Submitter comment: LEARNED FROM HIS FATHER.

Data entry tech comment: CIDER TURNS TO VINEGAR, SO THIS ITEM SEEMS UNCLEAR.

Where learned: INDIANA ; South Bend

Subject headings: Food Drink -- Non-alcoholic fruit beverage

Date learned: 11-23-1967

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NEVER SEAT THIRTEEN AT A TABLE.

Submitter comment: LEARNED FROM HER MOTHER.

Where learned: INDIANA ; South Bend

Subject headings: 686 Specific number by specific number being described
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Daily Life

Date learned: 12-02-1967

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IF YOUR NOSE ITCHES, IT IS A SIGN THAT SOMEONE IS
COMING.

Submitter comment: LEARNED FROM HER YOUTH.

Where learned: INDIANA ; South Bend

Subject headings: Observation
BELIEF -- Street Trip Relations between relatives, friends, host and guest Social class Rank

Date learned: 11-23-1967

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WHEN YOU STEP ON A NAIL, PUT BACON ON THE PUNCTURE TO
DRAW OUT THE POISON.

Submitter comment: LEARNED FROM HER MOTHER.

Where learned: INDIANA ; South Bend

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Remedy

Date learned: 11-23-1967

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IF A DOG HOWLS AT MIDNIGHT, IT MEANS THERE WILL BE
A DEATH.

Submitter comment: LEARNED FROM HER SCHOOL FRIENDS.

Where learned: INDIANA ; South Bend

Subject headings: Observation
BELIEF -- Death Funeral Burial

Date learned: 11-23-1967

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A FEW MAGIC WORDS REPEATED OVER (SILENTLY) A WART WILL MAKE IT
DISAPPEAR. THESE MAGIC WORDS CAN BE PASSED ON BY A FEMALE TO
THREE MALES, OR A MALE CAN PASS THESE WORDS ON TO THREE
FEMALES.

Submitter comment: LEARNED FROM HER MOTHER.

Where learned: INDIANA ; South Bend

Subject headings: 686 Thirds / Thrice / Three / Triple
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BELIEF -- Remedy

Date learned: 11-23-1967

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AFTER WASHING DISHES, WRING OUT THE DISHRAG, SWING IT OVER YOUR
HEAD THREE TIMES, THEN THROW IT OUT IN THE YARD AND YOUR WARTS
WILL GO AWAY.

Submitter comment: LEARNED FROM HER MOTHER.

Where learned: INDIANA ; South Bend

Subject headings: 686 Thirds / Thrice / Three / Triple
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BELIEF -- Remedy

Date learned: 11-23-1967

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TO REMOVE WARTS, CUT AN APPLE, A TURNIP, OR AN ONION INTO
HALVES AND RUB THE WART WITH THE PIECES AND BURY THEM
UNDER THE EAVES.

Submitter comment: LEARNED FROM YOUTH

Where learned: INDIANA ; South Bend

James Callow Keyword(s): TRANSFER

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Plant

Date learned: 11-23-1967

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MISFORTUNES COMES IN THREES.

Submitter comment: LEARNED FROM YOUTH.

Where learned: INDIANA ; South Bend

Subject headings: 686 Thirds / Thrice / Three / Triple
BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.5

Date learned: 11-23-1967

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THROW SALT OVER YOUR SHOULDER FOR GOOD LUCK.

Submitter comment: LEARNED FROM YOUTH.

Where learned: INDIANA ; South Bend

James Callow Keyword(s): POSITION DIRECTION

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Mineral
BELIEF -- Good luck P881.17

Date learned: 11-23-1967

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NEVER WALK ON CRACKS ON SIDEWALKS OR IT WILL BRING
YOU BAD LUCK.

Submitter comment: LEARNED FROM HER SCHOOL FRIENDS.

Where learned: INDIANA ; South Bend

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Street Trip Relations between relatives, friends, host and guest Social class Rank
BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.2

Date learned: 11-23-1967

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DEAR ST. ANTHONY, SWEET ST. ANN,
PLEASE HELP (NAME) CATCH A MAN.

Submitter comment: THIS PLEA TO A SAINT TO HELP A YOUNG GIRL ATTRACT A

Where learned: INDIANA ; South Bend

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Use of Object

Date learned: 00-00-1968

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